ASSISTANT STORE MANAGER BONDI

Industry: Fashion/Retail
Job type: Full Time (Sunday - Thursday)
An exciting opportunity has become available to join our dynamic and growing team at our Bondi Beach store location

ABOUT NIMBLE ACTIVEWEAR
Nimble Activewear is an Australian owned and female operated, digitally led brand.
As our name suggests we are Nimble in both name and spirit - our name defines our way of being and we are nimble in how we think and approach design and innovate solutions for how she moves and expresses herself
We focus on making high quality activewear that you look and feel great in - we live and breathe a balanced approach to health & wellbeing, are passionate about reducing our impact on the world and importantly, the power of bringing people together through movement makes our hearts sing.
We know you will love working for us because you are joining a unique player in the market who designs and manufactures our range in-house within a collaborative work environment where everyone has a voice and you can really influence our future.

DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES
Customer Service
  • Maintain Nimble standards for customer service and styling steps with all customer interactions, continuously creating an exceptional and noteworthy customer service experience
  • Lead by example in service delivery & demonstrate that customers ALWAYS come first
  • Successfully communicate; special features, benefits, fabric properties, usage, and best care instructions for our products
  • Understand the importance of customer experience and continuously create an exceptional and noteworthy experience
  • Share overall brand message and any current campaign & community initiatives
  • Maintain knowledge of in-shop stock availability on the sales floor and backrooms

Team
  • Support the training and development of your team in all areas; customer service excellence, product knowledge, sales targets / benchmarks & store operations
  • Balancing financial results and execution with a fun, challenging, and creative atmosphere
  • Clearly communicate all relevant Head Office information to the retail team
  • Provide quality feedback on trends affecting store performance to HQ team

Store Functions & Retail Processes
  • Actively maintain shop appearance, keeping merchandise stocked and organized, while ensuring that the shop is clean and well presented
  • Communicate any retail processes & pass-offs to teammates when needed
  • Participate in staff training and shop events as scheduled
  • Utilize the Point of Sale system (processing payments, returns/exchanges, gift cards & credit notes)
  • Assist in developing innovative strategies that support; business, brand, community & team growth that results in driving top line sales and budget goals
  • Assist in creating weekly newsletter highlighting new products, processes and Head Office communications
  • Assist management of weekly banking, bank log and store expenses
  • Complete standard opening and closing procedures
  • Maintains up to date availability in scheduling software

VM & Product Ownership
  • Assists management of window displays and weekly VM flips inline with HQ guidelines
  • VM according to product functionality and design intent
  • Updating weekly VM document
  • Execute & coordinate window displays and mannequin styling in line with the marketing calendar and brand guidelines
  • Maintains updated product knowledge
  • Conducts fit sessions with all new product
  • Assess and supply feedback on new merchandise fit to team
  • Assists with product feedback
  • Help with weekly product / customer feedback document
  • Actively solicits customer feedback during interactions

Stock
  • Ensure that all back of house activities are undertaken efficiently, such as inventory management, in order for front of house to perform at its best capacity
  • Assists maintaining backroom organization and cleanliness (including incoming new and replenishment stock)
  • Receives and processes warehouse stock from unpacking to merchandising
  • Follow best practice for a seamless restock from back room to floor
  • Communicate broken stock to manager

Community
  • Assist the manager to develop, plan and execute local community events and private shopping nights
  • Assist the manager to build relationships within the city’s influential health and wellness networks
  • Assist the manager to maintain and manage the local community event calendar
  • Facilitate operation of community classes when needed
  • Attend classes in the community to connect with studios and teachers
  • Work closely with our leadership team, producing results which help achieve company goals as well as being responsible for wider community initiatives
  • Perform and complete other additional projects, duties, and assignments as required


ABOUT YOU
  • Intelligent, fun, active, and driven
  • Experience in a Retail environment
  • Possess exceptional customer service skills
  • Upbeat, optimistic, passionate, friendly and authentic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Capable of handling difficult customer facing conversations and interactions
  • Ability to effectively receive and communicate feedback
  • Work a flexible schedule that will include weekends, evenings, holidays, and special events
  • Comfortable working in a team focused environment as well as individually
  • Awareness and compliance with retail blackout periods
  • Available Sunday to Tuesday
  • Full work rights in Australia

What can we bring to the table:
  • Fun, energetic, and collaborative working environment
  • Team sweats at the best local studios
  • Opportunities to be involved in community events
  • A day off each year for your birthday
  • Generous staff discounts & first access to all our amazing samples
  • $3,200 a year wardrobe allowance to keep you looking good in the best active wear

TO APPLY:
Please send your CV and a ONE PAGE cover letter to nanda@nimbleactivewear.com with the subject line: Assistant Store Manager Bondi Beach